AIR International March 14

One of my report on the Singapore Airshow will be published on AIR International March 2014 and I am pleased to have shared the column with aviation journalist Nigel Pittaway. Support AIR International, out in the news stands soon.  

Total Defence 30 Exhibition

As part of International Security Assistant Force (ISAF), the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) deployed a UAV Task Group to Tarin Kowt, Uruzgan in Afghanistan for a three months deployment in 2010.¬†Men from 128 Squadron operated the IAI Searcher UAV to provide real time aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) for the Coalition Command…

Our Army Ration.

The Guardian reporter recently went to Kabul and did a run down on some of the army rations of the various countries that was participating peacekeeping operations there. The public finally had a view of what goes into the stomach of these soldiers from the vast array of packeted and canned food. Singapore’s humble ration…

Total Defence Day 14

For the second time, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) held a special Total Defence Day commemoration at the War Memorial Park. New recruits from the 3rd Guards Battalion were gathered around the four pillars of the War Memorial, where unidentified victims of the Japanese Occupation are buried beneath. Last year, 1st Guards Battalion had the…

Singapore Airshow Round-Up

The Singapore Airshow was held between 11-16 February, with the first four days as trade days. This year’s edition made a small record over the last show of $32 billion worth of deals, a little over $31 billion in 2012. Despite the impressive military line up this year, most contracts come from the civil aviation…